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The Spread Eagle Inn, Stourton with Gasper

Description: The Spread Eagle Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 321240

OS Grid Reference: ST7764533991
OS Grid Coordinates: 377645, 133991
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1048, -2.3207

Location: High Street, Stourton, Wiltshire BA12 6QF

Locality: Stourton with Gasper
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 6QF

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Listing Text

ST 73 SE
(south side)
6/134 The Spread Eagle Inn
Inn. Late C18. Flemish bond brick with vitrified headers and
stone quoins, Welsh slate roof with coped verges and gable end
brick stacks. Main east-facing range with several rear wings.
Two-storey, 3-window front. Central 6-panelled double doors in
pedimented porch with round arch on imposts with keystone, 16-pane
sash with flat arch and keystone either side. Stone plat band to
first floor; three 16-pane sashes. Roof eaves on carved wooden
brackets. Right return has early C19 lean-to covered passage with
elliptically-arched opening, pointed leaded casement to attic,
attached to rear is 1830s projecting 2-storey addition with 12-pane
sashes, parapet with pierced triangles. Left return has 2-storey
and single-storey extensions attached to wing with 2-light leaded
casement and hipped dormer, main front range has pointed leaded
attic casement. Rear gabled rubble stone wings with casements, C20
entrance addition.
Interior has C18 joinery; 6-panelled doors and shutters. Front
bar has C18 moulded plaster cornice to ceiling divided into 5 bays,
open fireplace with lintel on stone jambs. Rear early C19
drawing room fireplace with paterae. Rear wing has blocked open
fireplace. Four-step stone mounting block against front wall.
(1790 Painting of inn by S.H. Grimm reproduced in K. Woodbridge,
The Stourhead Landscape)

Listing NGR: ST7764533991

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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